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NAPLAN Online – test re-sits

23 May 2019

Test administration authorities can offer test re-sits to students whose test experience on Tuesday 14 May was disrupted by connectivity issues to an extent that prevented students from having a fair opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. 

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NAPLAN Online update: students affected by connectivity problems on 14 May

17 May 2019

On Tuesday 14 May disruptions to connectivity in a number of schools impacted students while they were undertaking NAPLAN assessments online and may have caused distress to students.

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NAPLAN Online – updated information

15 May 2019

Education Services Australia continues to investigate the cause of connectivity issues experienced by some schools during NAPLAN Online yesterday. 

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Read a new edition of Parent Update

26 April 2019

Read the April issue of Parent Update, ACARA's e-newsletter that brings national education news about NAPLAN, My School and the Australian Curriculum to parents.

Updated data now available on the National Report on Schooling data portal

16 April 2019

Today, ACARA’s interactive resource, the National Report on Schooling data portal, has been updated with new data on schools and schooling.

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New work samples available: Languages (German) and HASS

19 March 2019

New work samples for Foundation – Year 10: Languages (German) and Foundation – Year 4: HASS are now available on the Australian Curriculum website.

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ACARA - Assessment


We run the National Assessment Program – the national tests students sit in school – including NAPLAN.

We undertake a range of research activities to deliver NAPLAN tests in an online environment in the future.

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